How this teacher welcomed her students is melting hearts

A picture of the note has been shared 31,000 times

The incredible story of the girl who weighed just 630g

Jason Agnew holds the hand of Olivia Agnew, his 25-week-old premature baby. Photo / Greg Bowker

"To be told we may lose Olivia as well was pretty tough to hear."

OPINION: Am I being too hard on myself?

It was raw, it was ugly, it was undignified.

OUCH: Aussie mum gives birth to 6kg baby

Natashia Corrigan was shocked by the size of her new son Brian Junior.

THEY say the best things come in small packages.

Mum-of-four says vegan eating will cure her breast cancer

“I think by feeding my body good things, it will have an impact."

Are these ridiculous rules ruining childhood?

Anzac service at St Mary's College.

“Are you kidding — there’s nothing but rules!”

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

Fingerlings program proves successful

BIG SUCCESS: 960mm barra caught by Brendan Dodd in the Fitzroy River last week that was tagged and released in April 2013.

Recently caught fish grew four times in size in four years

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



Photo Contributed

Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

Delicious, nutritious and no cooking needed

LAST week's appalling heat on the east coast was a real appetite killer for many - here's how to beat it.

How to make the perfect clam pasta

Clams with zucchini, cherry tomatoes and white wine.

How to make the humble clam into something fantastic

OPENING DAY: Expanding Rocky's whole food trade

NEW STORE: That Whole Food Place has changed location and plans on opening a new cafe in conjunction with their bulk food supply.

That Wholefood place opens in new location

Fabulous fruits make sweet treat

Coconut and mango panna cotta with mango and passionfruit salad.

Check out the Q and A with the chef

What do the labels on our food actually mean?

What exactly do the labels on our meat mean?

We decode the labels on our primary produce

Who is in this Weekend?

Jessica Sepel has released her latest book, Living the Healthy Life.

Check out what is in the February 18 edition of Weekend magazine

Woo your Valentine with this dish

Beef poke salad bowl

Woo your Valentine with this dish

What $11.9m can get you on Coast's most exclusive street

THIS mega waterfront property is what $11.9m will buy you in one of the Coast's most exclusive streets.

Setting the scene for romance

Interior by Miv Watts.

Watch your style when luring a lover

Why you might want to delete an electricity bill on email

FAKE BILLS: An example of the fraudulent AGL emails being sent to both customers and non-customers of the electricity provider.

Scammers targeting Coast residents with fraudulent energy bills

New development smashed with 300 inquiries a month

COMING SOON: Work is underway on the Harmony site at Palmview.

Massive inquiry for 378ha Coast development

The best way to garden in the heat

I'VE been doing a lot of gardening these past few weeks. I know, it's been hideously hot, so I have had to choose my projects carefully.

VIDEO: Scorching heat, storm ruin Cec's Valentines Day

Cec Gleeson loves growing roses.

Ipswich rose gardener left without a single rose

Here's some quirky Valentine's Day history

Rose Christian Dior.

What would young unmarried girls do with flowers?

Tell someone how you feel with the language of flowers

Pink roses have the same positive meaning as red roses on Valentine's Day.

The red rose is not the only symbol of love

Crepe myrtles a blossoming beauty

A crepe myrtle, native to eastern Asia, can be grown in almost any garden in Australia.

How to best care for these floral beauties

This guy's gardening's real McCoy

Michael McCoy hosts Dream Gardens.

One of the country's leading landscape designers set for TV

Check out these 10 plant species

REGION'S BEAUTY: The road to Mount Archer, Pilbeam Drive, is now open and once again the public can access the summit and its spectacular views.

DID you know that the road to Mt Archer, Pilbeam Drive, is now open?

Longreach is a welcome oasis

Arguably the economic centre of Outback Queensland, it is almost a mirage amid hundreds and hundreds of kilometres of grazing and scrub country

Qantas to ditch aircraft window shutters

The shutterless windows in the Boeing 787.

Window shutters are the source of much annoyance on planes

Dunedin's the one for family fun

Fun on the slides at Moana Pool in Dunedin.

Dunedin's fun family attractions offer plenty

Exploring quake city

New Regent St, in the Christchurch central business district, shows no signs of damage from the 2011 earthquake and has become a vibrant meeting place for residents and the city's visitors.

How do residents feel, six years after Christchurch disaster?

The beautiful capital city that we don't want to see

Perth has fallen out of favour with Aussie travellers.

When it comes to taking a holiday at home, you’re a bit of a dud.

A perfect base to explore from, right on the beach

A FOODIE'S PARADISE: Hastings St is renowned all around the globe for its variety of dining options.

How to make the most of your stay in Noosa

MOVIE REVIEW: Trespass Against Us a 'tender' crime film

Trespass Against Us doesn't follow the classic crime drama trajectory, because at heart, it's really a story about fathers and sons.

Crocodile, hippo fears as I'm A Celeb filming hit by flooding

Flooding hits the set of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

Fears crocodiles and hippos could infiltrate I'm A Celeb camp

Small screen users make switch to smaller screens

In this photo taken Oct. 16, 2013, a girl plays Supercelll's Hay Day game on an iPad. The Finnish 'Clash of Clans' mobile game maker Supercell said Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, it plans to launch its third game next month on a tide of soaring revenues and profits. The new game, 'Boom Beach,' will be launched in March. It's been tested in Canada and Australia, ranking fifth in both countries' iPhone app store lists, according to the company. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Milla Takala)  FINLAND OUT

The digital age generation makes the switch

Nadia visits Coast to escape Married At First Sight drama

Married At First Sight's Nadia Stamp takes a breather from the show's drama at Mooloolaba.

MAFS bride unwinds on the Coast ahead of commitment ceremony

‘I didn’t stuff it up like you have’: Plibersek on Q&A

“I didn’t stuff it up the way you have stuffed it up, George”: Tanya Plibersek.

Plibersek lashed out at Brandis to plenty of applause

MKR cheating scandal: Alyse and Matt hit back

Matt Jenner shows his MKR rivals the curry paste he and Alyse used.

Alyse and Matt Jenner have hit back at claims they cheated on MKR

The spare part that forced the ABC off air

Aunty's showing her age ahead during new IT roll out

Why ABC Coast FM has taken so long to resume local programming

Which ingredients should you look for in beauty products?

Check out these natural beauty products starting to hit shop shelves.

Ella's going from Rainbow Beach to the runway

THE NEXT BIG THING? Rainbow Beach's Ella Grace Bond, 16, is heading for the top.

Local model making a splash internationally

GRAMMY AWARDS: How to fashion for the 2017 Grammy Awards

CeeLo Green as his alter ego Gnarly Davidson arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.

This year's Grammys mean Victorian, cleavage, or bizarre

Cover girl has this NSW town covered

SPLASHING ABOUT: Playboy model Jasmine Ferguson splashes a new swimwear line at Sawtell.

Sawtell hosted another cover star at the weekend

"It looks like I've been in a freak accident"

Golnaz Bassam Tabar, who alleges she suffered burns to her face after receiving a beauty treatment. Photo / Chris Loufte

"I thought 'woah that's not what it's supposed to look like'"

Dress to impress the perfect other

Give a first date outfit some pizzazz with shoulder details, like this creation from Indonesian designer Defrico Audy.

Check out these first date dressing tips

Aussie model a huge hit in US thanks to Super Bowl ad

Gonsalves’ career defining moment coincides with her birthday.

Super Bowl made a big debut for this Aussie model

REVEALED: How many jobs ALDI will bring to Rocky

The German supermarket giant is set to deliver jobs for the region

World's 'most reliable' phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

Nokia 3310... one of the most reliable phones of all time.

The phone was first released in 2000 and some are still going strong

iPhone 8 leaks reveals new feature

Smartphone expected to also include edge to edge display

Youngest winner says lottery windfall 'ruined' her life

Jane Park, who won £1m aged 17, said someone of her age should not have been allowed to win such a large amount of money YouTube/BBC Scotland

Jane Park won Euromillions lottery at age of 17

Samsung's $649 phone with water resistance

Samsung has unveiled a new budget offering for the Australian market.

Galaxy A5 and A7 to go on sale in Australia next Thursday

Hands up for $9000 in nine hours?

Huawei Mate 9 smartphone challenge.

Nine Aussies join challenge to outlast Chinese smartphone

Huawei Mate 9 review: Massive screen, battery a winner

The Huawei Mate 9 has one of the most generous displays on the market.

The Huawei’s Mate 9 is one the best smartphones on the market

Yeppoon welcomes 100sqm fitness expansion

This was previously only available in Australia's larger cities

Qld cancer rate triples in 30 years: Cancer Council

Cancer Council Queensland CEO Professor Jeff Dunn AO.

More than 27,000 cancer cases have been noted in Qld since 1982.

How the government will ensure doctor distribution in the regions

A national network of agencies will be redesigned to deliver better health outcomes

'We can expect an oversupply of 7,000 doctors in Australia by 2030'

Rockhampton Mater Hospital expands with $12m project

HEART FELT: Concept plans for the Rockhampton Mater Hospital expansion

The CQ service delivery we've all been waiting for

'Shock of his life': Agonising wait after son pricked by needle

Angela Moore and her son John Williams, 4, were horrified after he was pricked with a needle at a Barney Point parkland.

A boy was pricked by what nurses believe was a used needle.

Young Qld cancer victim's wedding dream comes true

Jake Simpson, 22, with fiancee Carly Mulheran, 23, and their 14-month-old son, Noah. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Generous strangers have helped this man's dream come true.

Ballina mum finds blade in nappy bag

SHOCKED shopper finds 3 inch blade rusty blade hidden inside a nappy bag.

NRL star's wife booted from cafe by 'mum-ophobic' waitress

What Phoebe Burgess posted on Instagram about the cafe.

Phoebe Burgess booted from cafe by 'mum-ophobic' waitress

Kids' game "full of f**king paedophiles" according to dad

A mortified dad has expressed serious concerns over an online game

Desperate times for Dan's young family

STRUGGLE: Dan Bowman wonders how he will support his family Trish, Zoe, 13, Joseph, 12, Isaiah, 5, Malachi, 3 and Hugo, 1 after he was sacked from when SmartCity's administrative company went into liquidation.

Sippy Downs man one of those counting the cost after company folds

How Stay at Home Mum blogger Jody Allen struck it big

Jody Allen and Walt Collins will co-host the Seven Network's Stay at Home Mum television series from April.

Jody Allen's star continues to rise at incredible speed

In the era of fake news, Jody Allen offers 'real'

Gympie should be proud of the Jody Allen success story

Anger, sympathy for dad's assault on daughter

DV? How far should and can parents go in disciplining their kids.

DISCIPLINE the hot topic again after Gladstone dad pleads to assault

Mum, Granny shocked at Mackay couple's wedding

'My mum thought we were pulling some sort of New Year's Eve joke'

Your love fits one of these six styles, say psychologists

The ancient Greeks described several different types of love.

Valentine's Day scam that's worse than having to buy flowers

VALENTINE'S SCAM: The ACCC is warning people chasing romance online to be wary of scams.

Be wary of online dating and romance scams

Maid of honour is 103, groomsman is a chihuahua

STILL IN LOVE: Elaine and Laurie Stephenson, who are residents at Whiddon Aged Care Home, Grafton, will renew their vows on Valentines Day more than 58 years after their wedding.

Aged care home buzzing as two residents renew vows on Valentines Day